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High-Performance Brake Systems

High-Performance Brake Systems

Design, Selection, and Installation

  • Author: James Walker, Jr.
  • Publisher: S-A Design
  • ISBN: 9781932494327
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 144
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This book thoroughly explains how your brake system works, what each component does, and how to choose and install the most effective rotors, calipers, pads, and tires for your sports car, muscle car, race car, and street rod.

High-Performance Brake Systems

High-Performance Brake Systems

  • Author: James Walker
  • Publisher: Cartech
  • ISBN: 9781613250549
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 148
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The photos in this edition are black and white. Brake systems are one of the most important yet least understood vehicle systems. Brake systems can be intimidating, and they aren't the first thing the average horsepower junkie chooses to upgrade. But there's no reason to wait until you have a problem to learn how your brakes work. High-Performance Brake Systems: Design, Selection, and Installation gives you the knowledge to upgrade your brakes the right way the first time. Author James Walker, Jr. doesn't just tell you what to do--he uses over 315 photos and plain English to help you understand how and why your brake system works, what each of the components does, and how to intelligently upgrade your brakes for better performance. There are chapters showing you how to choose and install the most effective rotors, calipers, pads, and tires for your sports car, muscle car, race car, and street rod. You'll even find special sidebars detailing how each upgrade will affect your ABS system. Whether you are a commuter, a casual enthusiast, a weekend warrior, or a professional racer, this book is perfect for you.

High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide

High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide

  • Author: Jeff Zurschmeide
  • Publisher: CarTech Inc
  • ISBN: 1932494510
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 144
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Now more than ever, Subaru fanatics have a wealth of factory and aftermarket performance upgrades at their disposal. In High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide, author Jeff Zurschmeide explains in detail the similarities and differences between the Subaru models, and describes how to modify each for performance on the street and at the track. He uses over 300 color photos to show you how to modify your Impreza, Legacy, WRX, or STI for improved acceleration, handling, braking, and style. The book provides detailed chapters explaining how to modify the intake, exhaust, turbocharger, and computer systems for more horsepower and torque--plus info on upgrading your drivetrain to handle all that power. If taking corners is your thing, you'll find chapters on the suspension, steering, chassis, brakes, and wheels and tires. A special chapter even shows you how to get started in your favorite type of racing, including examples of successful racers and their cars.

101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008

101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008

  • Author: Wayne R. Dempsey
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • ISBN: 0760344035
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 312
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DIV101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 offers 101 step-by-step projects designed to help you save thousands by maintaining, modifying, and improving your late-model Porsche 911 in your own garage./div

Ceramic Matrix Composites

Ceramic Matrix Composites

Materials, Modeling and Technology

  • Author: Narottam P. Bansal,Jacques Lamon
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118832892
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 712
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This book is a comprehensive source of information on various aspects of ceramic matrix composites (CMC). It covers ceramic and carbon fibers; the fiber-matrix interface; processing, properties and industrial applications of various CMC systems; architecture, mechanical behavior at room and elevated temperatures, environmental effects and protective coatings, foreign object damage, modeling, life prediction, integration and joining. Each chapter in the book is written by specialists and internationally renowned researchers in the field. This book will provide state-of-the-art information on different aspects of CMCs. The book will be directed to researchers working in industry, academia, and national laboratories with interest and professional competence on CMCs. The book will also be useful to senior year and graduate students pursuing degrees in ceramic science and engineering, materials science and engineering, aeronautical, mechanical, and civil or aerospace engineering. Presents recent advances, new approaches and discusses new issues in the field, such as foreign object damage, life predictions, multiscale modeling based on probabilistic approaches, etc. Caters to the increasing interest in the application of ceramic matrix composites (CMC) materials in areas as diverse as aerospace, transport, energy, nuclear, and environment. CMCs are considered ans enabling technology for advanced aeropropulsion, space propulsion, space power, aerospace vehicles, space structures, as well as nuclear and chemical industries. Offers detailed descriptions of ceramic and carbon fibers; fiber-matrix interface; processing, properties and industrial applications of various CMC systems; architecture, mechanical behavior at room and elevated temperatures, environmental effects and protective coatings, foreign object damage, modeling, life prediction, integration/joining.

How to Modify Volkswagen Bus Suspension, Brakes & Chassis for High Performance

How to Modify Volkswagen Bus Suspension, Brakes & Chassis for High Performance

Updated & Enlarged New Edition

  • Author: James Hale
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1845842626
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 144
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The complete practical guide to modifying VW Bus (Transporter) T1 to T5 suspension, brakes and chassis for maximum performance. Contains essential information on using aftermarket parts and interchangeable parts from other production vehicles to achieve great handling (and a lower stance if required). This edition includes many new photographs and archive pictures plus an additional 16 pages of information.

Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual

Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual

  • Author: Cliff Owen
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1133008798
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 832
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TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and repair procedures related to automotive brakes. Your students will benefit from this book's two-volume approach: a Classroom Manual that details the theories and application of the total brake system, sub-system, and components, combined with a corresponding Shop Manual that provides real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information about these systems. This book includes updated information on the latest materials used in brake systems as well as the latest information on current electronics. In addition, there is expanded coverage of electric braking systems that is general enough not to distract your students with highly detailed, manufacturer-specific information. The ASE Challenge questions at the end of each chapter of the Shop Manual and a Practice Exam in the Appendix will prepare your students for the ASE (A5) certification exam. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E, offers your students all the information they need to understand, diagnose, and repair most problems that might occur with today's brake systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems, Classroom and Shop Manual Prepack

Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems, Classroom and Shop Manual Prepack

  • Author: Ken Pickerill
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1285429702
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 480
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The 6th Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS is a comprehensive text that equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair today's brake systems. Using a unique two-volume approach, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of the total brake system, subsystem, and components, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid vehicles, brake by wire, and electric brakes—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Automotive Brake Manual

Automotive Brake Manual

  • Author: John Haynes
  • Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781563921124
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 298
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Covers principles of operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of the modern braking system. Information on tool selection and usage is included, plus a chapter on brake system modifications and high-performance brake parts.

Building High-Performance Fox Mustangs on a Budget

Building High-Performance Fox Mustangs on a Budget

  • Author: George Reid
  • Publisher: CarTech Inc
  • ISBN: 1884089658
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 128
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8 1/2 x 11. 350 b&w photosWhen Ford introduced the new 1979 Mustangs on what is known as the Fox platform, it sparked a new revolution in automotive modification and performance. Hailed as the "sports car for the masses," the Mustang GT soon became one of the most modified cars Ford has ever produced. The Mustang's low entry price, followed by the storm of available aftermarket parts, has made the Fox-bodied Mustang (1979-1995) the most desirable and modified car on the market in the last 20 years.How To Build Max Performance Fox Mustangs on a Budget is an essential book for anyone who wants to modify this affordable and popular sports car, covering everything from planning your project, engine modification and performance, transmission and driveline upgrades, to suspension performance modification and body modification.